Robert A. Holt, 35, Canton
Friday, January 25, 2013 - 3:38 pm

Robert A. Holt, 35, Canton, died, Jan. 24 at his home.

Allen-Denesha Funeral Home, DeKalb Junction, has been entrusted with arrangements.

There will be calling hours Monday, Jan. 28 from 3 to 5 p.m.

Robert is survived by his parents, Richard H. and Rosanne M. Weaver Holt, Canton; paternal grandmother, Cecile R. LaPierre Holt, Gouverneur; a brother, Richard A. Holt, Ketchikan, Alaska; a sister and brother in law, Jennifer and Shawn Lashua, Hermon; nieces, Courtney Holt and Sierra Lashua; nephews, Kodi Wentzel and Draven Lashua; great nephew, Cohen Marin; Jennika Shipee; Dylan Petrie and many aunts, uncles and cousins.

He was predeceased by his maternal grandparents, Grace and Alex Weaver and paternal grandfather, Richard Holt.

Robert was born Dec. 20, 1977 in Watertown. He graduated from Hermon-DeKalb Central School in 1997, then worked for NYSARC in Hermon as an assistant habilitation specialist.

A marriage to Jessie Gladle ended in divorce.

He loved to disassemble and reassemble anything mechanical, welding and working on cars.

In lieu of flowers donations can be made to the American Diabetes Association. Online condolences can be made at